Neapolis (Chalcidice)

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Neapolis (Ancient Greek: Νεάπολις) meaning "New City", was an ancient city on east coast of the isthmus the Pallene, Chalcidice, ancient Greece between Aphytis and Aege.[1] It is usually identified with the modern town of Polychrono,[2][3] in Pallini municipality, Chalkidiki prefecture.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Herodotus. Histories. 7.123.
  2. ^ [1] Dim. Samsaris,The Roman Colony of Cassandreia (in Greek), Dodona 16(1), 1987, 384-385.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Neapolis". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 40°01′02″N 23°31′45″E / 40.017316°N 23.529229°E / 40.017316; 23.529229